About Western International

Western International's mission is to direct and support the University's international strategy, while acting as a resource to faculties and departments across the Western community.

We are dedicated to:

  •  fostering international learning opportunities
  •  recruiting and supporting international students
  •  enhancing overall global activity and awareness

Our work is currently focused on the following key areas:

Internationalization at Western adheres to the Internationalization Statement of Principles for Canadian Educational Institutions, as outlined by the Canadian Bureau of International Education (CBIE).

Western International also operates the Dr. David S.H. Chu International Student Centre in the International and Graduate Affairs Building.

Contact Information

International & Exchange Student Centre
519-661-2111 ext. 89309

International Learning
519-661-2111 ext. 89309

Lise Laporte
Senior Director

519-661-2111 ext. 85469

Please note: the main entrance for the International and Graduate Affaris Building is closed for construction from May 2 to August 31, 2022. Western International, the IESC and International Learning remain open and can be accessed through the Arts & Humanities Building. For more information and directions please visit our Service Disruptions page.

General Office:

2nd floor, International and Graduate Affairs Building
Western University
N6A 3K7

Phone: 519-661-2111 ext. 89309

map to new location of IESC and Western International

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